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Jocelyn Meaning


What does Jocelyn mean?

The name Jocelyn is of German origin.

The meaning of Jocelyn is "member of the gaut tribe".

It is also of Latin origin, where its meaning is "cheerful".

Jocelyn is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Jo-ce-lyn.

The Given Name Jocelyn

Jocelyn is a name with authenticness.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Wrap it up and take it home, Jocelyn may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jocelyn Seagrave.

Jocelyn Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 194 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,555 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 163 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,835 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Jocelyn has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Jocelyn Name Popularity Page.

Jocelyn Related Names

Variants of the name Jocelyn include Jocelin, Jocelina, Joceline, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelin, Josceline, Joscelyn, Joscelyne, Joselyn, Josselin, Josslyn.

Jocelyn has the diminutive (nickname) Joss.

Famous Jocelyns

  • Jocelyn Seagrave ~ Actress

Jocelyn Numerology

What will your new littleJocelyn be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Jocelyn are often compassionate and anxious but most of all they are read more >>

Jocelyn Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jocelyn in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jocelyn.

Just for fun, see the name Jocelyn in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jocelyn in Nautical Flags page.